Kienbock's Disease (Wrist)
Kienbock’s disease is a progressive condition that affects the lunate bone in the wrist. It occurs when there is a disruption of the blood supply to the lunate bone. Without a proper blood supply, the lunate bone decays and dies. Kienbock’s disease can eventually affect the structure and function of the wrist. Kienbock’s disease is treated with immobilization, anti-inflammatory and pain medications, and surgery.
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